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Bengaluru airport


Driven by international freight, Bengaluru airport sees growth in cargo volumes after Covid-19 slump

October 22, 2020 8:17 am

Between April and September, Bengaluru airport processed 131,603 MT of freight. September 2020 witnessed a 4.5 per cent growth in international cargo, of which export freight grew by 7.6 per cent.

Ecstasy pills worth Rs 1 crore seized at Bengaluru airport

September 10, 2020 8:16 am

The package, which arrived at the KIA Cargo section, roused suspicion as the foot massage machine inside looked like it was tampered and repacked. Officers who opened the massage machine found pills in violet and green colours, stuck with brown tape.

Bengaluru: Fear of Covid-19, reluctance by family members made lesser people take flights, finds survey

August 28, 2020 8:25 am

"In the first phase, 71% of respondents considered air travel as the safest mode of transport, while in the final phase 89% of the respondents considered air travel to be the safest," a BIAL spokesperson said.

At Bengaluru airport: Eyebrows raised as minister 'skips quarantine'; 5-year-old travels alone to reunite with family

May 26, 2020 1:32 am

Union Minister and BJP MP from Bengaluru North, Sadananda Gowda, said as minister-in-charge of Department of Pharmaceuticals, he came under the essential services category and was hence exempt from quarantine rules.

As flights resume, passengers settle into new normal despite cancellations

May 25, 2020 8:36 pm

All major airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, Air Asia and others operated 30% of their regular schedules between destinations, strictly adhering to the safety protocols set by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

Bengaluru airport steps up hygiene practices, gears up to welcome passengers

May 13, 2020 3:31 pm

To maintain social distancing at the terminal and during boarding and deboarding, BIAL has rearranged and marked seatings, including those at F&B outlets. At security checkpoints, additional separation is marked and will be managed by BIAL staff.

Lockdown effect: Perishable cargo processes in Bengaluru airport records 49% drop

May 06, 2020 4:31 pm

According to estimates calculated by the airport authorities, Kempegowda International Airport processed only 1,425 metric tonnes (MT) of perishable cargo during April 2020, when compared to the 2,770 MT processed during the same month last year.

Karnataka Flybus service now connects Andhra's Anantapur to Bengaluru airport

February 26, 2020 5:44 pm

According to the KSRTC press release, each ticket will be priced at Rs 700 in the first interstate flybus service.

Bengaluru airport received 33.65 mn fliers in 2019; Singapore, Dubai top destinations

January 27, 2020 6:36 pm

According to the airport officials, Bengaluru is connected to 82 destinations, including 25 international cities.

Flight operations at Bengaluru airport affected due to bad weather

December 20, 2019 8:56 pm

Speaking to, a Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) official, said, "on Friday morning due to the poor visibility, flights were delayed from 5.09 am to 6.41 am."